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Off the FieldSligo football dance on Saturday

February 15, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The County Sligo Football Club of New York will hold its annual dinner dance on May 9 in Greentree Country Club, Davenport Neck, New Rochelle. Cocktail hour will be from 8-9 p.m., with dancing until 1 a.m. to the music of Shannon Breeze. For information, call club president John Marren at (212) 534-6845.

POLICE V. FIREFIGHTERS The New York Police Department and the New York Fire Department will clash in their annual Gaelic football match on May 9 at Gaelic Park.

CORK CELEBRATE Cork footballers will hold their annual dinner dance on May 9 in Rory Dolan’s. Maurice McGrath will be guest of honor and Clubperson of the Year is Liam Bermingham. For information, call Paddy O’Sullivan at (914) 776-5981.

NEW JERSEY HURLERS New Jersey hurlers will hold their annual get-together on May 9 at the Lithuanian Catholic Center in Kearney. Maurice Breres is guest of honor with Evelyn Bermingham the club person of the year. For information, call Pat Lynch at (973) 783-6382.

DIV. 39 AOH GOLF Div. 39 of Tacony, in Philadelphia, is sponsoring the 7th annual John Curran Memorial Golf Classic on June 20 at Juniata Golf Club. There will be a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Hole sponsorship is $50. Make checks payable to AOH Div. 39, and mail to AOH Golf, 7229 Tulip St., Philadelphia, A 19135.

MAYO IN TRAINING Mayo GAA Club in New York is now in training for the Junior A championship. Training starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Van Cortlandt Park. New players welcome. For information, call John Burck at (914) 964-9665 or (914) 237-0976.

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FERMANAGH TRAINING The Fermanagh GFC holds training sessions Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 at the Indian Field at Van Cortlandt Park East, at East 233rd Street.

CALLING ALL LADIES Training for ladies Gaelic football takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in Juniper Valley Park. Those training meet at 7 at The Starting Gate in Woodside. For information, call (718) 937-0592.

ASTORIA G’LS The Gaelic football panel has started training. Anyone who needs information about transfers, insurance or draft eligibility call Eugene at (718) 997-9288. Astoria Gaels holds Gaelic and soccer training every Thursday evening at 6:30. New members always welcome. For information, call Sean Rice at (718) 278-9372.

YOUNG IRELANDS CAMOGIE The Young Ireland’s Camogie Club, the 1997 NACA champions, holds training at Van Cortlandt Park, at 245th Street and Broadway, opposite the Lansdowne every Sunday morning at 10 o’clock and every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. New players welcome. Race Night will be on April 25 in The Heritage Bar, McLean Avenue. For details, call Treasa Goodwin at (718) 651-7336.

BREFFNI BLUES CAMOGIE For those interested in playing camogie with the Breffni Blues, training takes place in Van Cortlandt Park. For information, call Ita at (718) 366-6204 or Susan at (914) 966-1887.

MONAGHAN LADIES Living in Queens and interested in playing Gaelic football? Monaghan Ladies Football Club says it is the answer. The club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in The Starting Gate, in Woodside, and train in Juniper Valley Park.

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